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Syllabus Outline:
Within this topic, candidates should show understanding of how Christian views on the world as God’s creation, stewardship, justice and respect for life influence attitudes to the world and its inhabitants.
The Environment
  • environmental problems, including pollution, destruction of natural habitats, use and abuse of natural resources, and climate change;
  • individual, community, national and international responses, e.g. recycling, conservation projects and earth summits.
World Poverty
  • characteristics of Less Economically Developed Countries (LEDCs) and causes of poverty;
  • emergency and long term aid;
  • the work of one of the following voluntary aid agencies: CAFOD, Christian Aid, Tearfund, Trocaire;
  • ways in which individuals might respond to those in LEDCs, e.g. fair trade, campaigning for justice.

Christianity and the Environment

Why Christians should be concerned about the poor

Teaching on Wealth

Revision Activity


Review Sheet

Interactive activity